Feminism: It’s time to take some self-responsibility

I have touched on this topic in previous posts; that is, my stance on feminism, and the never-ending confusion that ensues. My opinions and ideals for feminism are like a roller coaster at times. Since my last fem posts, I have learned much about feminism and post-feminism, which has enlightened me further on my stances…

Identifying as a Feminist

I have had trouble identifying or truly understanding where I, my thoughts, my principles fall in line with others. Fundamentally, it is not important to me to have a label. But, I am a human being, I crave social acceptance, and social group. We find others that connect with our ideals. We group to have…

Integration of Women in U.S. Combat Roles: A step backward?

Should women have just as much of a right and opportunity as men for work and for pay? Damn right. But should women get those things, based only on the fact that she is a woman? I don’t believe so. For a truly equal society, it should be a society based on merit. If a…

It is 2017: Outdated gender norms

It’s 2017. My favorite response to someone’s outdated way of thinking; racism, sexism, objectification and other such topics, is to reference the actual year we live in. “Jesus dude, it’s 2017.” We have all done this, right? It is a statement to represent the passing of time. Usually in reference to the ‘big events’ where…